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Table 7 Amino acids scores with reference to FAO provision amino acid scoring pattern (g/100 g)

From: Bioactive and nutritional characterization of modeled and optimized consumer-ready flakes from pseudocereal (Amaranthus viridis), high-protein soymeal and modified corn starch

Amino Acid Consumer-ready flakes Scoring valuea Amino acid score
Methionine + Cysteine 5.53 3.50 1.58
Isoleucine 6.32 4.00 1.58
Leucine 7.59 7.00 1.08
Lysine 5.34 5.50 0.97
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 8.27 6.00 1.38
Threonine 3.19 4.00 0.80
Tryptophan 2.76 1.00 2.76
Valine 4.73 5.00 0.95
  1. aOlaofe et al. (2013)